Northern California

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 5,953,000 of them live in California. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

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Upcoming Events

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Pacific Grove

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Pacific Grove

12/10/2016

Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit. Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater… and be a Champion of Yes!

2017 Bone & Joint Expo - San Leandro, CA

2017 Bone & Joint Expo - San Leandro, CA

1/28/2017

This Expo is a one-day, free health education event that brings the best and most innovative presentations, products and services to individuals living with arthritis, bone and joint issues and other chronic health conditions.

2017 Knowles Lecture - San Francisco, CA

2017 Knowles Lecture - San Francisco, CA

5/4/2017 to 5/4/2017

Join us at the 51st Annual Knowles Lecture to learn more about "Call-based Therapies for Arthritis".

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Tri Valley, CA

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Tri Valley, CA

5/6/2017

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory!

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis - San Francisco, CA

5/20/2017

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that rallies communities and raises funds to conquer arthritis once and for all. Join the fight and Walk to Cure Arthritis – register, fundraise, come together to support each other and walk. Another step, another victory!

Join the Fight

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.